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PwC Cybersecurity - Identity and Access Management - Senior Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Specialty/Competency: Cybersecurity & Privacy

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in our Identity and Access Management practice, within Cybersecurity and Privacy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients implement an effective cybersecurity programme that protects against threats, propels transformation, and drives growth. As companies pivot toward a digital business model, exponentially more data is generated and shared among organisations, partners and customers. You’ll play an integral role in helping our clients ensure they are protected by developing transformation strategies focused on security, efficiently integrate and manage new or existing technology systems to deliver continuous operational improvements and increase their cybersecurity investment, and detect, respond, and remediate threats.

Our team helps organisations manage their controls over access to critical systems and assets by focusing on infrastructure access management and maintaining security on processes and services.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.

  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.

  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.

  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.

  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.

  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.

  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.

  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

7 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Fields of Study :

Computer and Information Science, Information Technology, Computer Applications, Computer Engineering, Information CyberSecurity

Certification(s) Preferred :

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified JAVA Developer, certification with IAM products including SailPoint, Oracle, ForgeRock, Ping, Okta, CA

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates intimate knowledge and/or a proven record of success managing client engagements relating to the creation of business processes and solutions enabled by identity and access management, including the following:

  • Requirements analysis, strategy, design, implementation, and migration for businesses; and,

  • Supervision and development of staff on multiple projects, business development, and communications with executives.

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success utilizing the following when managing and producing deliverables for client engagements related to managing successful enterprise scale implementations within Information Security, including:

  • Utilizing the Identity Management suite of products (SailPoint, Oracle, ForgeRock, Ping, Okta, CA) and of their design and implementation;

  • Identifying and addressing client needs: building solid relationships with clients; developing an awareness of Firm services; communicating with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner; delivering clear requests for information; demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and resolving potential conflicts as a leader;

  • Performing as a team member: understanding personal and team roles; contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members; proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback; providing guidance, clarification and feedback to less experienced staff;

  • Leveraging creative thinking and problem solving skills, individual initiative, and utilizing MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and Google Docs, where necessary;

  • Communicating in an organized and knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats including delivering clear requests for information and communicating potential conflicts;

  • Conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses of large and complex data;

  • Managing a team and/or work stream on an engagement(s), staying educated on current trends and assisting in the development of knowledge capital; and,

  • Collaborating with business development teams responsible for writing and presenting proposals to prospective clients;

  • Identifying and addressing client needs while displaying the ability to contribute to the development of a business vision and manage implementation efforts with complex project management capabilities;

  • Managing and/or contributing to project planning, engagement administration, budget management, and successful completion of engagement workstream(s);

  • Contributing to business development opportunities and/or engagements from pre-sale and initial scoping through final delivery and sign-off; and,

  • Leading teams to generate a vision, establish direction, and motivate team members

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoadvisoryseniormanager.

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